23 May '12, 11am

Indigenous group paid $0.65/ha for forest worth $5,000/ha in Indonesia

Indigenous group paid $0.65/ha for forest worth $5,000/ha in Indonesia

More than 1 million acres of New Guinea forest cut from Indonesia's forest moratorium (02/16/2012) More than 400,000 hectares of land — including 350,000 hectares of peatland — in Indonesian New Guinea lost their protected status during a November 2011 revision of Indonesia's moratorium on new forest concessions, reports a new analysis by Greenomics-Indonesia, a Jakarta-based NGO. Police hired by loggers in Papua New Guinea lock locals in shipping containers (04/16/2012) Locals protesting the destruction of their forest in Papua New Guinea for two palm oil plantations say police have been sent in for a second time to crack-down on their activities, even as a Commission of Inquiry (COI) investigates the legality of the concession. Traditional landowners in Pomio District on the island East New Britain say police bankrolled by Malaysian logging giant Rimbunan Hijau (RH) have...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0523-hance-eia-exploitation...

Tweets

KFC linked to destruction of Indonesia's rainforests

KFC linked to destruction of Indonesia's rainfo...

news.mongabay.com 24 May '12, 12am

Indonesia revises moratorium map; makes contested orangutan forest off-limits (05/22/2012) Indonesia is making 'encouragin...

The First Indonesia Ferrari Rally – Bali Rally ...

ferrari.com 23 May '12, 1pm

Bali, May 2012 - For the first time Ferrari Indonesia held an exclusive three-day Bali Rally 2012 event for the Indonesian...

Italy Constructing World’s First Vertical Forest

Italy Constructing World’s First Vertical Forest

ecorazzi.com 22 May '12, 11pm

Italy Constructing World’s First Vertical Forest 0 Tweet by Allyson Koerner May 22, 2012 Categories: Arts/Culture , Enviro...

Indonesia's auto industry set to rival Thailand's - Straits Times

Indonesia's auto industry set to rival Thailand...

straitstimes.com 24 May '12, 2pm

In this photograph taken on Jan 17, 2012 visitors look at Toyota cars display area at a commercial centre in Jakarta. A nu...

Early reax to the news that Braz. pres Dilma ha...

ucsusa.org 25 May '12, 6pm

Brazilian President Stands Up for Forest Protections with Vetos Statement by Doug Boucher WASHINGTON (May 25, 2012) – Braz...

Palm oil giant making good on forest commitment in Indonesia, finds independent analysis via @mongabay

Palm oil giant making good on forest commitment...

news.mongabay.com 29 May '12, 1pm

Pro-deforestation group criticizes palm oil giant for sustainability pact (03/24/2011) World Growth International, a group...